Tactical Signs - 1st Canadian Army

Not all units listed below existed for the entire time that First Canadian Army was itself in existence; this should be considered a rough guide only.  Thanks to Mark Tonner and Joe Costello for providing additional information, which came from a variety of sources, including the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Newsletter, 1986.

Headquarters Units
army9.gif (974 bytes) Headquarters, First Canadian Army
army10.gif (995 bytes) 1 Air Survey Corps
army9.gif (974 bytes) 1 Air Liaison Group
army465.gif (1049 bytes) 25 Armoured Delivery Regiment (The Elgin Regiment)
army459.gif (1055 bytes) 32nd Reconnaissance Regiment (Royal Montreal Regiment)
Royal Canadian Artillery
army170rca.gif (1031 bytes) Headquarters, 2 Army Group, RCA (AGRA)
army174rca.gif (1019 bytes) 191 Field Regiment, RA
army175rca.gif (1017 bytes) 3 Medium Regiment, RCA
army176rca.gif (1027 bytes) 4 Medium Regiment, RCA
army177rca.gif (1017 bytes) 7 Medium Regiment, RCA
army178rca.gif (1023 bytes) 15 Medium Regiment, RCA
army179rca.gif (1025 bytes) 1 Heavy Regiment, RA
army160rca.gif (1033 bytes) 1 Calibration Troop, RCA
army240rca.gif (1034 bytes) Headquarters, 1 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, RCA
army1148rca.gif (1054 bytes) 16 Anti-Aircraft Operations Room, RCA
army260rca.gif (1035 bytes) 2 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RCA
army168rca.gif (1032 bytes) 109 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA
army250rca.gif (1031 bytes) 7 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RCA
army165rca.gif (1026 bytes) 11 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RCA
army1166rca.gif (1056 bytes) 661 Air Observation Post Squadron, RCA
Royal Canadian Engineers
army9rce.gif (974 bytes) Headquarters, First Canadian Army Troops, RCE
army1253rce.gif (1033 bytes) Headquarters Royal Engineers 4 Army Troops
army1272rce.gif (1031 bytes) 145 Field Park Company, RE
army1267rce.gif (1029 bytes) 24 Field Company, RE
army1268rce.gif (1037 bytes) 55 Field Company, RE
army1269rce.gif (1037 bytes) 629 Field Company, RE
army1210rce.gif (1031 bytes) 10 Field Park Company, RCE
army1208rce.gif (1037 bytes) 20 Field Company, RCE
army1209rce.gif (1036 bytes) 23 Field Company, RCE
army992rce.gif (1016 bytes) 1 Workshop and Park Company, RCE
army1223rce.gif (1033 bytes) Canadian Construction Engineer Workshop
army371rce.gif (1005 bytes) First Battalion, RCE
army386rce.gif (1017 bytes) Second Battalion, RCE
army316rce.gif (1011 bytes) Third Battalion, RCE
army1215rce.gif (1028 bytes) 1 Engineer Stores Section, RCE
army1252rce.gif (1034 bytes) CRE Workshop
army334rce.gif (1011 bytes) 1 Road Construction Company, RCE
army374rce.gif (1008 bytes) 2 Road Construction Company, RCE
army951rce.gif (1014 bytes) 2 Tunneling Company, RCE
army344rce.gif (1013 bytes) 1 Mechanical Equipment Company, RCE
army1211rce.gif (1023 bytes) 1 Mechanical Equipment Park, RCE
army412rce.gif (1009 bytes) 1 Field Survey Depot, RCE
army431rce.gif (1009 bytes) 2 Field Survey Company, RCE
army432rce.gif (1014 bytes) 3 Field Survey Company, RCE
  4 Field Survey Company, RCE
army9rce.gif (974 bytes) 30 Air Survey Liaison Section, RCE
Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
army9rccs.gif (1007 bytes) Headquarters, First Canadian Army Signals
army444rccs.gif (1055 bytes) 3 Special Wireless Section (Type A)
army445rccs.gif (1045 bytes) 1 Special Wireless Section (Type B)
army446rccs.gif (1049 bytes) 2 Special Wireless Section (Type B)
army1459rccs.gif (1078 bytes) 1 Relay Telephone Company
army9rccs.gif (1007 bytes) 1 Air Support Signal Unit
armyrccs41.gif (1036 bytes) 3 Army Signal Park
Canadian Infantry Corps
army9.gif (974 bytes) 1st Canadian Army Defence Company (The Lorne Scots)
Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
army50.gif (1079 bytes) Headquarters, RCASC First Canadian Army Troops
army1310.gif (1134 bytes) Headquarters, First Canadian Army Transport Column, RCASC
army406.gif (1121 bytes) 35 Army Troops Composite Company, RCASC
army1356.gif (1132 bytes) 36 Army Troops Composite Company, RCASC
army1302.gif (1134 bytes) 85 Bridging Company, RCASC
army1303.gif (1138 bytes) 86 Bridging Company, RCASC
army866.gif (1128 bytes) 65 Tank Transporter Company, RCASC
army1304.gif (1128 bytes) 66 Tank Transporter Company, RCASC
army865.gif (1118 bytes) 69 General Transport Company, RCASC
army856.gif (1124 bytes) 82 Artillery Company, RCASC
army1301.gif (1132 bytes) 87 Artillery Company, RCASC
armydid.gif (1108 bytes) 121 Detail Issue Depot, RCASC
Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
army648.gif (1019 bytes) 6 General Hospital, RCAMC
army627.gif (1010 bytes) 6 Casualty Clearing Station, RCAMC
army602.gif (1023 bytes) 14 Field Hygiene Section, RCAMC
army1516.gif (1031 bytes) 17 Light Field Ambulance, RCAMC
armyfsu.gif (1020 bytes) 5, 6, 7 and 8 Field Surgical Units, RCAMC
armyfds.gif (1020 bytes) 9, 10, and 11 Field Dressing Stations, RCAMC
armyftu.gif (1007 bytes) 4,5,6 and 7 Field Transfusion Units, RCAMC
army645.gif (1018 bytes) 2 Advance Deployed Medical Stores, RCAMC
Canadian Dental Corps
army604.gif (1019 bytes) 2 Dental Company, CDC
army620.gif (1022 bytes) 4 Dental Company, CDC
army621.gif (1011 bytes) 5 Dental Company, CDC
army628.gif (1019 bytes) 6 Dental Company, CDC
army622.gif (1017 bytes) 9 Dental Company, CDC
Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
army70rceme.gif (1049 bytes) HQ, RCEME First Canadian Army Troops
army1002rceme.gif (1074 bytes) 2 Recovery Company, RCEME
army1003rceme.gif (1086 bytes) First Canadian Army Troops Workshop, RCEME
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
army674rcoc.gif (1092 bytes) 1 Ordnance Rail Head Company, RCOC
armysalrcoc.gif (1098 bytes) 2, 3 and 5 Salvage Units, RCOC
army72rcoc.gif (1049 bytes) 4 Mobile Laundry and Bath Unit
Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps
army702.gif (1014 bytes) 11 Field Cash Office
Canadian Provost Corps
army808.gif (1047 bytes) 11 Provost Company
army9.gif (974 bytes) 1 Traffic Control HQ Section
army1413.gif (1027 bytes) 21 Traffic Control Company
army1414.gif (1029 bytes) 27 Traffic Control Company
Canadian Postal Corps
armyap.gif (988 bytes) First Canadian Army Postal Unit
Canadian Intelligence Corps
army9.gif (974 bytes) 16 and 17 Field Security Section
army445rccs.gif (1045 bytes) 2 Wireless Intelligence Section
army446rccs.gif (1049 bytes) 3 Wireless Intelligence Section
army9.gif (974 bytes) 1 Army Photographic Interpretation Section
army9.gif (974 bytes) 1 Interrogation HQ Section
Miscellaneous Units
army9.gif (974 bytes) 1 Chemical Warfare Laboratory
army9.gif (974 bytes) First Canadian Army Meteorological Group
army9.gif (974 bytes) First Canadian Army Reception Camp
army9.gif (974 bytes) 1 Field Punishment Camp
army9.gif (974 bytes) 1 Auxiliary Service Section

 


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